Microsoft Server Virtualization

Optimize your Microsoft virtual infrastructure and improve data center efficiency using NetApp storage solutions.

Microsoft® server virtualization can bring tremendous efficiencies to your IT infrastructure and turn your data center into a flexible and scalable competitive asset. NetApp® was named Microsoft’s 2013 Server Platform Partner of the Year and 2012 Private Cloud Partner of the Year because of the deep integration and support we offer for Windows Server® Hyper-V®, a foundation for private cloud.

NetApp complements the Hyper-V platform, enabling you to virtualize storage, consolidate hardware, and reduce data center storage, power, cooling, and floor space by 50% or more. You can use 50% less storage in your virtualized environment, *guaranteed

We offer simplified file services, effective VDI, near-instant, low-overhead storage, and VM cloning to slash provisioning times. You benefit from streamlined and automated backup/recovery and disaster recovery. 

In Windows Server 2012, NetApp support for SMB 3.0 and ODX with clustered Data ONTAP® software lets you deploy VMs in simple-to-maintain NAS storage, so you can achieve non-disruptive operations, proven efficiency, and seamless scalability.